The New Business Arithmetic; A Treatise on Commercial Calculations
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...The assets of a firm consist of cash $3250, notes $1870, and real estate $2740. The assets are 39% of the liabilities. What are the liabilities of the firm? 17. The expenses of a clerk are as follows: $180 for board, $72 for lodging, $68 for clothes, $25 for books, $37 for incidentals. His total expenses are 32% of his salary. What is his salary? 18. A man bought 66 % of a flock of 240 sheep; the number he bought was 53% of what he already had. How many sheep did he buy, and how many did he then have? 19. A boy bought a pair of boots for $2.80, a cap for $.65, a knife for $.45, and a pair of skates for $1.60; he had 45% of his money left. How much had he at first, and how much did he have remaining? 20. Brown gave his son $37.50, which was 60% of what he gave his daughter and 25% of what he gave his wife; he had 87% of his money left. How much had he at first, how much did he give his wife and how much did he give his daughter? 255. Given Amount or Difference and Rate to Find Base. ORAL PROBLEMS 1. What number plus 25% of itself equals 30? 2. What number plus 33 % of itself equals 50? 3. What number minus 25% of itself equals 75? k-What number minus 66f % of itself equals $45? 5. What number increased by 25% of itself equals $25? 45 bu.? 60 qt.? $120? 2400 min.? 6. What number diminished by 12 % of itself equals 21 bu.? 42 hr.? 84 sec.? $140? $91? 7. A man spent 12% of his money, he then finds that he has $176. How much had he at first? 8. A has a certain number of horses, he buys 25% of his present number. He now has 250 horses. How many had he at first? WRITTEN PROBLEMS 1. I gained 20% by selling my house for $840. How much did the house cost me? SOLUTION 1. 100% + 20% = 120%, the amount. Or, 2. 120% = $840. 1.20) $840.00...
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